Antonino Secchi of the School of Dental Medicine discusses age-appropriateness for certain orthodontics procedures.
Health & Medicine
Shiriki Kumanyika of the School of Medicine says “high-calorie foods and beverages are heavily advertised, and healthier options are harder to find in many African-American and low-income communities.”
Howard Herrmann and Joseph Bavaria of the School of Medicine lead a study involving state-of-the-art heart valves.
President Amy Gutmann meets with Vice President Biden at the White House to discuss Recovery Act funding.
PHILADELPHIA –- Mo Salman, professor of animal population health at Colorado State University, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Penn Vet World Leadership Award, given annually by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine to a veterinarian who has dramatically changed the practice of the profession and influenced the lives of others.
WASHINGTON -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann attended a meeting at the White House today as an invited guest of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to discuss research funding related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Also in attendance were White House science advisor John Holdren and five other university presidents.
Alex Friedman of the School of Medicine authors a piece on birth-control effectiveness.
Brittany Young, student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is featured for creating A Spring of Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing fresh water to schools in Africa.